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Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Central and Eastern Lake County; Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* Winds...South to southwest 35 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Stronger winds are possible across ridgelines and high terrain.

* Timing...Winds will peak Friday evening and overnight.

* Locations include...Summer Lake, Paisley, Valley Falls, including highway 31 between Lakeview and Silver Lake, and Highway 395 between Lakeview and Alkali Lake.

* Impacts...Driving could become hazardous, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose and unsecured items may be blown about or damaged.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Douglas County; Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* Winds...South to southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Stronger winds are possible across ridgelines and high terrain.

* Timing...Winds will peak Friday evening.

* Locations include...Portions of the Illinois Valley; Interstate 5 between Sexton Summit and Canyonville; and the higher terrain of Josephine County. This advisory does not include Grants Pass.

* Impacts...Driving could become hazardous, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose and unsecured items may be blown about or damaged.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* Winds...South 35 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing...Winds will peak in the late Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Locations include...Much of the Shasta valley, including Weed, Gazelle, and Grenada, and portions of Interstate 5 between Yreka and Weed.

* Impacts...Driving could become difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose and unsecured items may be blown about or damaged. Trees and powerlines could be damaged.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 to 39 mph are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Curry County Coast; Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northern California and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in northern California, Western Siskiyou County. In southwest Oregon, Curry County Coast, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, and South Central Oregon Coast.

* Through late Saturday night

* Periods of heavy rainfall and mountain snowmelt will create increased runoff. 3 to 6 inches of rainfall with localized amounts up to 10 inches in the mountains are expected in the Watch area. Snow levels will rise to 7000 feet through the duration of the heaviest rain. High rainfall rates near one half inch per hour are possible and there is potential for flooding in urban areas. Significant rises in small streams and creeks are expected, and flooding is possible. Significant rises in rivers will occur, but no main stem river flooding is currently expected.

* There is increased potential for flooding and debris flows in wildfire burn scar areas including the Chetco Bar and Klondike burn scars.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Curry County Coast; South Central Oregon Coast

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* Winds...South 50 to 60 mph with gusts to 80 mph.

* Timing...Winds will peak Friday afternoon and evening before decreasing Friday night.

* Locations include...Portions of the southern Oregon Coast and headlands including Cape Blanco, Port Orford, Gold Beach, Flynn Prairie, and exposed portions of US Highway 101 from north of Brookings to Denmark.

* Impacts...Driving could become hazardous, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose and unsecured items may be blown about or damaged. Additionally, tree limbs or trees could be downed.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Tie down loose objects, or bring them inside. A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Jackson County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* Winds...South to southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Stronger winds are possible across ridgelines and high terrain.

* Timing...Winds will peak this evening.

* Locations include...The southern half of the Rogue Valley including Phoenix, Talent, Ashland, and Interstate 5 near those areas. This advisory does NOT include Medford.

* Impacts...Driving could become hazardous, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose and unsecured items may be blown about or damaged.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northern California and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in northern California, Western Siskiyou County. In southwest Oregon, Curry County Coast, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, and South Central Oregon Coast.

* Through late Saturday night

* Periods of heavy rainfall and mountain snowmelt will create increased runoff. 3 to 6 inches of rainfall with localized amounts up to 10 inches in the mountains are expected in the Watch area. Snow levels will rise to 7000 feet through the duration of the heaviest rain. High rainfall rates near one half inch per hour are possible and there is potential for flooding in urban areas. Significant rises in small streams and creeks are expected, and flooding is possible. Significant rises in rivers will occur, but no main stem river flooding is currently expected.

* There is increased potential for flooding and debris flows in wildfire burn scar areas including the Chetco Bar and Klondike burn scars.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


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